Request your medical records is a 3-step process:
- Download and print the Authorization for the Use or Disclosure of Health Information form.
- Complete the form.
- Fax or mail the completed Authorization for the Use or Disclosure of Health Information form to:
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Attention: Health Information Management
PO Box 1210
Watertown, SD 57201
Requests generally take 7-10 business days to fulfill.
You may be charged a fee for copying. You will be sent an invoice with your medical records for the appropriate amount.
Birth and Death Certificates:
Birth and death certificates are issued and managed by the Register of Deeds in each county and by South Dakota Department of Health. To obtain a copy of a birth or death certificate, please contact the Register of Deeds in the appropriate county or the South Dakota Department of Health at 605-773-4961.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Health Information Management department at 605-882-7830.